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December 14, 2015

Online Video News

Harmonic Acquiring Thomson Video Networks; IBM Buying Clearleap

Harmonic puts together a team that can attract customers on a global scale, while IBM looks to bolster its cloud services.

TV Everywhere Growth Is Stalling, Finds Adobe Benchmark Report

The Apple TV is seeing strong growth in the living room, but it's mostly attracting iPhone and iPad users. Apple is cannibalizing its own market.

Two-Thirds of Universities Say Live Streaming a Top Priority

A majority of colleges and universities live stream audio or video on a daily or weekly basis, while a quarter do so every day.

Connected TVs the Choice for Longer Content, Finds Ooyala Report

When watching long-form streaming video, people prefer the biggest screen in the house. Connected TVs see big growth in the latest video index.

Featured Articles

CBS Bets Big on Star Trek, But Will Need Data to Win the OTT Game

Without reliable third-party data on everything from quality of service to viewer behavior, OTT SVOD services like CBS All Access face difficult odds

Testing the Vitec MGW Ace and MGW D265 for HEVC Encode/Decode

While Vitec's latest encoder and decoder are strong products by themselves, they're even more impressive when used together in a complete end-to-end solution.

Industry News

Streamroot Raises $2.5M in Seed Round Funding to Redesign Video Streaming Infrastructure and Deliver High Quality Content at Scale

Streamroot’s goal is to make high quality, smooth video delivery available to all content publishers, and to improve the architecture of the Internet by decentralizing web traffic.

Azubu Raises 55 Million Euros to Expand Global eSports Network

Led by Sapinda Group with contribution from Sallfort Privatbank, latest capital infusion will support continued global momentum and next phase of product development

StreamAMG and OnlineSeminar partner to help UK businesses generate a higher ROI from their webinars

We've partnered with OnlineSeminar, the leading Dutch webinar provider, to bring their solutions to the UK market. All production and management will be performed by StreamAMG.

StreamGuys Integrates HTML5 Player with Nielsen for Digital Audience Measurement

SGplayer delivers detailed online audience metrics to Nielsen, enabling a single-source platform to collate terrestrial and digital demographic data for broadcasters and advertisers